Say ‘no’ to single-use plastic.
BOARD: PLASTIC POLLUTION
Q: What is plastic pollution?
A: Plastic pollution is the accumulation of plastic objects and particles (e.g.: plastic bottles and much more) in the Earth’s environment that adversely affects wildlife, wildlife habitat, and humans.
Q: Why plastic make pollution?
A: Plastic is a substance the earth cannot digest.
Q: How we can do?
A: There are many ways you can help stop plastic pollution.
TAKE THE 4Rs PLEDGE
- REFUSE disposable plastic whenever and wherever possible. Choose items that are not packaged in plastic, and carry your own bags, containers and utensils. Say ‘no straw, please.’
- REDUCE your plastic footprint. Cut down on your consumption of goods that contain excessive plastic packaging and parts. If it will leave behind plastic trash, don’t buy it.
- REUSE durable, non-toxic straws, utensils, to-go containers, bottles, bags, and other everyday items. Choose glass, paper, stainless steel, wood, ceramic and bamboo over plastic.
- RECYCLE what you can’t refuse, reduce or reuse. Pay attention to the entire life cycle of items you bring into your life, from source to manufacturing to distribution to disposal.
STOP PLASTIC POLLUTION TODAY
picture credit: https://phys.org/news/2018-07-plastic-pollutioncould-ocean-technology.html